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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
GWR 1606   03/11/1949

Locomotive Specifics
Designer F. Hawksworth
Class 16xx
Company History GWR
Wheels 0-6-0PT
Builder Swindon Works
To Service Thu 03/11/1949 to Danygraig (DG)
Withdrawal During 09/1961
Scrapping During 03/1962 at Cashmore's (Newport)
Service Life 11 yrs, 9 mths , 28 dys

Code Name From Date
DG Danygraig (New) 03/11/1949
87B Duffryn Yard 4w/e 30/09/1950
87H Neyland 4w/e 30/11/1950
87F Llanelly m/e 16/06/1956
   Withdrawn m/e 09/1961

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
NEW NYA   m/e 30/11/1949
1STALLOC DG Danygraig m/e 31/12/1949
ALLOC 87B Duffryn Yard 4w/e 09/09/1950
ALLOC 87H Neyland 4w/e 04/11/1950
ALLOC 87F Llanelly 4w/e 19/05/1956
WDN   m/e 30/09/1961

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced

Date Event Details Source See Also
30/11/1949 To Service To service as GWR Number 1606
Built at Swindon Works
Allocated to Danygraig (DG)
30/09/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Duffryn Yard (87B)    
30/11/1950 Allocation Reallocated to Neyland (87H)    
16/06/1956 Allocation Reallocated to Llanelly (87F)    
09/1961 Withdrawn Condemned as 1606    
12/11/1961 Sightings Swindon Works visit: Around the Works - Triangle. SLS 1/1962 Link
03/1962 Scrapped Broken up by Cashmore's: Newport    

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